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The Intrusion of Strangers

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How did Native Americans react to the arrival of the Lewis and Clark expedition? Here, learners review excerpts of journal entries that chronicle the arrival of the Corps of Discovery to the Shoshone and Blackfeet tribes. Your young...
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Introduction to the Lewis and Clark Expedition Corp of Discovery

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students travel with the Corps of Discovery. For this Lewis and Clark Expedition lesson, students watch the PBS video about the expedition and then research the details of the expedition and review the expedition routes.
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Preparing for the Lewis and Clark Expedition

For Students 5th - 6th
Here's a learning exercise to help your class envision the Lewis and Clark expedition. Your young historians read a one-page article on the expedition, use context clues and a dictionary to define eight terms from the article and write a...
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Lewis and Clark

For Teachers K - 8th
Students investigate the historic journey of Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery. They identify six discoveries made on the journey, participate in an online activity that traces their trail, write a journal in the first person...
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Meet the Corps of Discovery

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students assume the persona of one of the members of Lewis and Clark's expedition team. They research a member of the expedition team, write a first-person introduction of that team member, and share that introduction in a 2-3 minute...
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Exploring the West with Lewis and Clark-Living as a Member of the Corps of Discovery

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students research the journey of Lewis and Clark. In this Westward Expansion activity, students select a topic form a list then role play as if they were a part of the Corps of Discovery. Students will share their role play skit with the...
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Journey of Discovery and Rivers

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate the rivers encountered and mapped by the Corps of Discovery. They analyze maps, outline and label rivers on a blank map, complete a chart, and answer discussion questions while watching a National Geographic video,...
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The Corps of Discovery: The Lewis and Clark Expedition

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Don't miss this fantastic comprehensive lesson plan on the Lewis and Clark Expedition, packed with instructional guidance, worksheets, map work, informational texts, and secondary source materials.
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Native American Indian Tribes Encountered by the Corps of Discovery

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Upper elementary learners research the various Native American nations encountered during the Lewis and Clark Expedition. They work in groups researching Native American communities, prepare a slide show demonstrating various aspects of...
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Discovering New Resources

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What is a natural resource, and what resources did the Lewis and Clark expedition seek? After reading an article on the mapping of the west, learners get into small groups to discuss the important natural resources of the period. They...
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Native Americans of the Lewis and Clark Trail

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
As part of a study of the Corps of Discovery expedition, class groups research the different Native American tribes Lewis and Clark encountered on their journey and share their findings with the class.
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Describing the Unknown to Others

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students examine the challenges faced by the Corps of Discovery on the Lewis and Clark expedition. They listen to online journal entries written by members of the Corps, complete an activity sheet, watch a video segment, and write a...
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Over the Rivers and Through the Woods

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the purpose of the keelboat used by the Corps of Discovery on the Lewis and Clark expedition. They assess its strengths and weaknesses for navigating different rivers, and describe its overall purpose for the...
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The Corps of Discovery

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students examine exploration by reading a book about discovery. In this American history lesson, students read the book The Corps of Discovery and discuss the treatment and behavior of the Native American people. Students define Native...
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An American Legacy-Lewis and Clark’s Corps of Discovery Study

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders travel with the Corps of Discovery. In this ancient civilizations lesson plan, 5th graders research print and Internet sources about the Lewis and Clark expedition. Students prepare PowerPoint presentations to share their...
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Adventures with Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Pupils interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this Lewis and Clark activity, students conduct research about the expedition and present their findings to their classmates.
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Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate Lewis and Clark. In this Lewis and Clark instructional activity, students search the Internet for information about Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery. Students use maps to understand the explorations and...
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Live with Lewis and Clark!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils list in chronological order the major events in the Corps of Discovery's westward journey. They research goals of the expedition, the make up of the Corps, the modes of travel, the route and the interactions with American Indians.
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The Journals of Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research the Lewis and Clark Expedition. In this Westward Expansion lesson, students watch the PBS video, "The Corps of Discovery." Students then conduct further research on the topic and create PowerPoint presentations that...
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The Value of Exchange

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the relationship between the Jefferson Peace Medal and the nickels in the Westward Journey Series. They make bartering negotiations to similate the ones made by Lewis and Clark. They note the similarities and...
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Adventures of Lewis and Clark Lewis and Clark Journal

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders experience the Lewis and Clark expedition. In this Corps of Discovery lesson plan, 8th graders research details regarding the expedition in order to complete a classroom project that requires them to create journals that...
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Jefferson & the Louisiana Purchase

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
After learning about the Louisiana Purchase, assess your class members' understanding of Napoleon Bonaparte's involvement, states included in the purchase, and important key terms (i.e. neutrality, corps of discovery, etc.) associated...
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Discovering Descriptions

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Delve into the journey of Lewis and Clark using this instructional activity on Missouri. After sharing books on Lewis and Clark's journey across the United States, pupils discuss the descriptive language used in their writing, and come...
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Be the Historian

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students build upon their knowledge of the Corps of Discovery to research and explain the significance of gifts given to American Indians by Lewis and Clark.